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Trisha Klowak
Worked at UW-Whitewaer Andersen Library
Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lives in Waukesha, WI
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The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
★★★★ "I can tell you how it is to feel as brand new as my daughter even though I don't know what comes next in this place called Heaven." Bobby
and Nia are typically upper-middle class teenagers living in New York
City.  They have a good relationship,
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The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
★★★★ 1/2 "When we're afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection.  Our fear paralyzes us.  Besides, fear has always been the driving force behind all dictators' repression." In this autobiographical graphic novel, the author
tells of her life growi...
★★★★ 1/2 "When we're afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection.  Our fear paralyzes us.  Besides, fear has always been the driving force behind all dictators' repression." In this autobiographical graphic n...
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Absolutely Positively Not by David LaRochelle
★★★★ 1/2 "Of course!  That was it!  I didn't need a tattoo.  What I needed was something a lot less expensive and considerably less painful.  What I needed was a Playboy." When
sixteen-year-old Steven DeNarsky starts to develop feelings for his teacher,
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Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff
★ ★ ★ 1/2 "If you want something to grow  and be so beautiful, you could have a nice day just from looking at it, you have to wait." Fourteen-year-old
LaVaughn is determined to get out of her poor neighborhood and go to
college.  After her father was accide...
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A Step from Heaven by An Na
★★★★ "Your life can be different, Young Ju." Young
Ju immigrates with her family from a small village in Korea to the United
States when she is just four years old. 
After being told that American is “like Heaven,” she and her family
quickly learn that thei...
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The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
★★★ The Nazi Hunters is the account of the case of Adolf Eichmann, an SS officer and the head of the Nazi final solution during World War II.  During the war, Eichmann was responsible for carrying out Hitler’s plan in murdering millions of Jews and other gr...
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Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos
★★★★ "Someone once said anyone can be great under rosy circumstances, but the true test of character is measured by how well a person makes decisions during difficult times." In
this memoir, Jack Gantos begins his story when he is a senior in high school
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Summer Island by Kristin Hannah
★★★ "As mothers and daughters, we are connected to one another.  My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true.  She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong.  She is the beating of my heart.  I cannot now imagine a life without h...
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Hondo by Louis L'Amour
★★★ 1/2 "It means morning, but that isn't what it means either.  Indian words are more than just that.  They also mean the feel and the sound of the name."              Hondo Lane is a lone cowboy living in the southwestern United States in
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A Step from Heaven by An Na
★★★★ "Your life can be different, Young Ju." Young
Ju immigrates with her family from a small village in Korea to the United
States when she is just four years old. 
After being told that American is “like Heaven,” she and her family
quickly learn that thei...
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Eyes Wide Open : Going Behind the Environmental Headlines by Paul Fleischman
★★ Eyes Wide Open is a young adult
nonfiction book looking at different aspects of the environment.   Topics center on the role that humans play in
the environment and include population, consumption, energy, food, and climate.   The book is written directl...
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The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy
★★★ "Being a victim is more palatable than having to recognize the intrinsic contradictions of one's own governing philosophy." The Hunt for Red October is a military Technothriller dealing with tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union during...
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